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Weather world : photographing the global spectacle

Author: Gordon Higgins; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
Publisher: Newton Abbot ; Cincinnati, Ohio : David & Charles, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects photographs of the Earth's weather that range from satellite images of developing fronts to ground-based photographs of cloud formations and include such meteorological phenomena as the aurora borealis, lightning, and tornadoes.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Higgins; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.
ISBN: 9780715326404 0715326406
OCLC Number: 163323358
Notes: Includes index.
Published in association with the Met Office.
Description: 256 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Paul Hardacre, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society; Introduction; Part One: Weather from Above; 1 World Maps and Wider Views; 2 Cloud Formations; 3 Hurricanes and Dramatic Weather; 4 Climate Change: The Evidence; Part Two: Weather from Below; 5 Low Clouds; 6 Medium Clouds; 7 High Clouds; 8 Special Clouds; 9 Optical Phenomena; 10 Extreme Weather; Index.
Responsibility: Gordon Higgins.

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A visual celebration of the diversity and unpredictability of weather in its various forms - from benign beauty of a clear sky to explosive impact of lightning and hurricanes. This title is a  Read more...

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